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Get an overview of this hotelElegant beach hotel and 2 outdoor swimming pools


Offering direct access to the beach, this Boca Chica hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa Grande, Boca Chica Marina, and Boca Chica Church. Panama Big Game Fishing Club Day Tours is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.

Hotel Features

At Bocas del Mar Hotel, relax at one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools, or spend the day on the nearby beach where you can enjoy water skiing.

Room Amenities

All 20 rooms offer free WiFi, furnished patios, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Room service, rainfall showerheads, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

For a convenient ride to the sand and surf, hop on the hotel's beach shuttle (surcharge). Cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools at Bocas del Mar Hotel, and enjoy summer activities like water skiing and kayaking.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This beach hotel also offers a garden and a terrace. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Bocas del Mar Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Year Built 2012 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Garden 
  • Concierge services 
  • Total number of rooms - 20 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Furnished patio 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Desk 
  • Room service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast each morning.

Bocas del Mar - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours on site 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Game drive on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed

Hotel Name

  • Bocas del Mar
  • Bocas del Mar Boca Chica
  • Bocas del Mar Hotel
  • Bocas del Mar Hotel Boca Chica
  • Hotel Bocas Del Mar Panama/Boca Chica

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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Relaxing quiet stay

5 out of 5
Posted Feb 5, 2017
Pros: Quiet, views, pools, friendly managers and staff.
Location: Boca mar island has a restaraunt that serves delicious meals. Two beaches and trails. Seagull Cove Resort next door with delicious ceviche.
Just what we needed! Quiet stay with stunning views to the ocean. Enjoyed the two pools everyday. Took two tours to some islands with snorkelling and some fishing. Staff friendly. Managers were attentive and ready to do whatever you needed to make your stay a highlight. Saw a crocodile one morning by the Tiki Bar. Don't let this deter you from this vacation spot.
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Nice hotel and awesome staff. 100% recommended.

5 out of 5
by from Panama, Panama
Posted Nov 21, 2016
I didn't have the best experience but it was due to weather conditions, there was a bad time over Boca Chica for 5 days so I had to stay in the room all day long.
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What an amazing experience

5 out of 5
by from Washington, DC
Posted Jul 23, 2016
Pros: The staff, the lay-out, the grounds, the food, my room that atmosphere
Location: I took the island tour with snorkeling that the hotel offers and I rented a car and took the drive to Boquete.
From the beginning to the end, my stay at Hotel Bocas del Mar was absolutely wonderful. Everything about my stay was wonderful. The staff was awesome and so welcoming. My room was wonderful. The food was very good. The tour I took was great! The massage in the spa house sitting at the waters edge where I could hear the waves crashing against the shore during my massage was like listening to natures own music! I don't have one complaint about my stay other than, I forgot to get coffee from the hotel before I left!
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5 out of 5
by from Long Valley, NJ
Posted Mar 28, 2016
Pros: Private and quiet with beautiful grounds.
Cons: Mattress was hard.
Spent a lovely evening and next day by the pool at Bocas del Mar. An out of the way place, but worth it! Staff were very accommodating and attentive. Private bungalows were clean and roomy with lovely views of the grounds and water. Nice breakfast with fresh fruit and juice. Only complaint is that the mattress was quite hard. Other than that, would definitely visit again if we are ever in Panama!
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Wonderful place to relax

5 out of 5
by from Philadelphia
Posted Feb 19, 2016
Pros: Almost everything. Each room has an outdoor terrace with porch furniture.
Cons: The rooms are large and comfortable, but the seating is limited and the lighting inadequate for reading.
Location: Great water tours in the area.
This hotel was our favorite place during a vacation in Panama. The location is exquisite -- on the ocean with views of endless islands. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, and every room seems to have water views. Two pools surrounded by lounge chairs are available. The staff goes out of their way to accommodate every request. It is particularly helpful in arranging excursions to nearby beaches and other places. The food and service at the restaurant are good enough so that one need not go elsewhere. A real treat for the body and soul.
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Excellent location, grat view of the bay Panama

4 out of 5
Posted Nov 12, 2015
I have stayed at this hotel before,the location is great but the hotel is th dying need of a remodeling.
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Nice hotel on the water, but no beach

4 out of 5
Posted May 20, 2015
Pros: Almost everything
Cons: Add cool water when the pool is hitting 35C
Location: There is nothing to do within 2 hours
The hotel staff here are great. The place is very clean and pleasant. This place is remote so you will have to have all of your meals there. The staff is excellent and ready to please. Definitely have a boat take you to the outer islands for the day and hang out on one of the remote beaches. My wife and I thought we were on Gilligan's island as we spent the day on a nice remote beach without anyone to bother us. My only regret is that the place did not have a beach.
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Nice hotel with beautiful views of the islands.

5 out of 5
Posted Apr 14, 2015
Pros: Quite
Cons: No not clean eating areas during regular meal times.
We only had time to stay one night but we were really glad we did. We also used them for a snorkel and islands tour.
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Beautiful location and very good servce

5 out of 5
by from Colon
Posted Mar 10, 2015
We had a great time at the hotel, very friendly staff and beautiful location. The place has a very relaxing atmosphere, nice garden and pool areas and there are tours you can take to the beaches on the nearby islands or enjoy a relaxing massage.
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beautiful place with very friendly staff

5 out of 5
by from Greater Philadelphia area
Posted Feb 22, 2015
Pros: Beautiful clean rooms, friendly attentive staff and management, incredible views and excursions, excellent food, and pools
Cons: Rental charge for kayaks (although cheap) seemed a bit odd. Have stayed other places without fees / just check in and out. Minor point!
Location: Beautiful grounds and views from the rooms + infinity pools. short kayak or boat trip to sandy beaches.
Stayed a week at Bocas del Mar. Staff was amazing from the get-go - we ended up driving down from Panama City (about 7 hours with roadwork, seems like that will be finishing in 2015 ) and the Bocas staff sent us great driving directions and also waited up til around 1 AM to welcome us to our room. Many English speaking folks to help with adventure planning. The managers were awesome and attentive, checking in with us at every meal to make sure we had everything we needed or they could help with anything further. Food and drinks were excellent and excursions on the hotel's boats / kayaks were fantastic - new boats, friendly captains and a gorgeous marine park to explore. Can't complain about a single thing, if you want to stay near Boca Chica / the golf of chiriqui marine park this is a great place to go, the standards seem much higher than nearby options and we're really glad we chose this one. Will definitely be back sometime down the road!
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